The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 35 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.17% - 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.54% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 347 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.17% 96.66% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 212 147
Average daily rate £425 £400 £422
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.60 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Northamptonshire region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader across the Northamptonshire region.

Test Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Leader
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle